This is a guest blog by Anna Crompton, BA (Hons) Business Studies with Finance and MSc International Accounting & Finance student at BU. Anna shares insight about her courses, and her reasons for choosing to study at BU for her Master’s degree. I chose to study BA (Hons) Business Studies with Finance at BU for three… Read more »
In this vlog, I’d like to tell you about how I manage a part-time job alongside my studies, as well as how I budget at uni. I hope my top tips are helpful and give you an idea about how to manage your finances when at uni.
Like many international students living and studying abroad for the first time, I was struggled at first to manage my living costs when I came to the UK. After few months of adjusting to my new life, I have experienced and collected some useful tips that may help new students prepare for their upcoming journeys… Read more »
This is a guest blog post by current student Cara Ginnifer, studying BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice. Hello, my name is Cara, I’m a student ODP. I initially heard about the NHS Learning Support Fund (NHS LSF) through student finance. Most students are aware of student finance but as allied health professionals we can apply… Read more »
When thinking about doing a degree at university, there are, of course, several questions running through your head. What course do I do? What societies do I join? But one of the most important questions is: how will I fund my studies? There’s talk of loans, grants, bursaries…it all sounds really complicated. But it turns… Read more »
Guest blogger Megan Duckworth talks about student finance and the non-repayable BU Maintenance Bursary. The freedom and amazing new life experiences in which university gives you can be so exciting and enjoyable, however there are also some daunting factors which come with this new level of independence, including money. I joined Bournemouth University to study… Read more »
This is a guest blog by Charlotte Crane, a BSc (Hons) Ecology and Wildlife Conservation graduate now studying a Master’s at BU. Hi, my name is Charlotte and I am a care leaver studying at BU. A care leaver is someone over 18 who has spent time living in the care system away from their… Read more »
Budgeting is an essential life skill, especially for a student. Moving across countries requires meticulous planning in all aspects, one of which is finance. It can be overwhelming to set a budget when you don’t know how expenses compare between countries. I did some research to understand what my monthly budget would look like. But… Read more »
Watch mine and Megan’s video on how to budget your student finance. We cover topics including food shopping, travel, university resources and treating yourself! Watch to also find out some helpful apps that you can use for deals and discounts with your favourite brands.
Financing your studies is probably one of the biggest worries I had when I was thinking about choosing a university. Will I be able to afford my course? What about my rent? Will I have something left for nights out? These questions haunted my mind when I got my offer to study here, at Bournemouth… Read more »
Money is one of the important factors that influences the choice of a university. As an international student, pursuing my postgraduate degree in UK meant managing finance was a top priority. Tuition fee is a major expense when planning a higher education budget. While shortlisting universities to apply to, scholarships on offer were a major… Read more »
This is a guest blog by current student Gabriella Archeampong who studies BSc (Hons) Psychology and applied through Clearing. I came to BU through Clearing four years ago and I couldn’t be more happy with how things have turned out. Not getting your predicted grades and getting into your first choice of university can feel… Read more »